WE ARE OPEN – Use of the Astro from 6th July 2020 – also see 13/07/20 update here

Update 13 July 2020: Following review we have agreed that we can now allow more than one group to go on half the pitch however, as there has been no further update from England Hockey the groups are still limited to 1:5 on each quarter of the pitch. Sessions still need to be run in accordance with all the Terms and Conditions and clear records need to be maintained of who attends each session and a reminder, Read more…

‘Annual Dinner Dance and #BLHC100+1 Belper Ladies HC Centenary Celebration ‘

For a number of reasons we have decided to further postpone the Belper Ladies HC Centenary Celebration to the end of this forthcoming season. We do hope you will be able to join us – please save the date of Saturday 24th April 2021 at Derbyshire CCC for the BLHC100+1 celebration! For those who have purchased tickets to the originally planned event, your tickets can remain, if you wish. If you would prefer to have a refund and purchase your ticket Read more…

‘COVID-19: Use of the Astro’

Dear member,   Hope you and your family are keeping well during these challenging times. You will no doubt have seen in the news that other sports such as golf and tennis are being advised by their Governing Body that they can return although they have stringent guidelines and are not allowed to use their clubhouses.  Rest assured we are as keen as you to re-open our facilities for use however at the present time the Read more…

“**Belper Scrubs for Covid-19. Please help**”

Belper Meadows Community Sports Club (incorporating Belper Meadows Bowls, Belper Meadows Cricket, Belper Meadows Tennis & Belper Hockey/Ladies Hockey Clubs) are supporting this local fundraising page. Please have a look at the below link & donate if you can. Many of our members, friends & family work for the NHS & this local initiative is raising funds to pay for the correct material to be purchased so a group of volunteers can make much needed, Read more…

BMCSC Access Drive Tarmacing

The length of the access road from the A6 to Belper Meadows Community Sports Club (BMCSC) land will be ripped up and tarmaced over the week commencing 3rd Feb 2020. The work will start on Monday 3 February and is planned to be completed by the end of the week. The works will be during the working day – i.e. there will be no vehicular access to our ground during the day. NOTE ! The Read more…

‘Annual Dinner Dance and #BLHC100 Belper Ladies HC Centenary Celebration ‘

***Sadly but understandably, in the current situation, we have had to postpone the Centenary Dinner Dance Celebration to Saturday 19th September 2020***  Thank you to those who had already purchased tickets for the event. If you are happy to carry this over to the postponed date, then that’s fantastic. If you would like a refund please do get in touch with Annie Allum with your details.  Stay safe everyone and see you soon!  #hockeyfamily #blhc100   Read more…

“‘The Rio Olympic Journey’ – Presentation by Craig Keegan”

Belper Ladies Hockey Club will be hosting a presentation titled ‘The Rio Olympic Journey’ at the Belper Meadows Community Sports Club (DE56 1BA) on the evenings of Friday 7th February and Friday 20th March, starting at 7.30pm. (This is the same event as numbers will be limited on each night) Craig Keegan, Assistant Coach to the GB Ladies Hockey Team during the 4 year Rio cycle and the Olympic Games, will give a presentation regarding ‘Rio Gold – the people, Read more…

Flood Recovery – Belper Meadows Community Sports Club – THANK YOU

See also: England Hockey News for 30/01/2020 Dear BMCSC members + friends and families, a big THANK YOU from your fellow members, the BMCSC management and all those who come here to enjoy our facilities. This is what we looked like in early October.   And this was the position Fri 8thNov midday.   Sunday 10th November revealed a depressing state both inside the clubhouse and across the playing surfaces. This was tackled with vigour by Read more…